[darcs-users] Does Darcs have a future?

Simon Marlow marlowsd at gmail.com
Wed Oct 27 08:35:27 UTC 2010


On 22/10/10 12:47, Eric Kow wrote:
> Hi Simon,
>
> Any chance you or somebody more in the GHC team could update the wiki
> page below?

I've added a section to the beginning explaining the current position. 
Is that ok?

Cheers,
	Simon

> Many thanks!
>
> Eric
>
>> On Thu, 21 Oct 2010, David Bainbridge wrote:
>>
>>> I found this page:
>>> http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/DarcsEvaluation
>>>
>>> The page seems to be old and Darcs is obviously still alive so what is
>>> happening? Can anyone explain?
>
> On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 23:34:54 +0100, Ganesh Sittampalam wrote:
> ...
>> As far as GHC goes, I don't speak for the GHC team. My most recent
>> understanding was that they indefinitely put off migrating to git
>> because darcs has been improving; however I think there are
>> rumblings every so often in favour of actually making the move, so I
>> don't know what will happen in future. I guess it would be helpful
>> if the webpage you link to was updated, but that's not a matter for
>> the darcs team, obviously.
>



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